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Post Doc Fellow, Engineering Education

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Date: Jun 28, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Engineering Education

College of Engineering and Applied Science


The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight.” Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica

The College of Engineering and Applied Science, Department of Engineering Education is accepting applications to hire 2 or 3 Postdoctoral Fellows who are self-motivated, ready to engage in Engineering Education research. The overall mission of the research endeavor is to advance the understanding of, and create new knowledge applicable to, the following areas within engineering education: Epistemologies, Learning Mechanisms, Learning Systems, and Diversity and Inclusiveness, and Assessment.  Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: assist with grant management; proposal preparation; data collection and analysis; and manuscript preparation. If warranted, may be asked to attend professional conferences and meetings.



  • Ph.D. or Ed.D. required in Engineering Education,  Educational Research, or closely related field.
  • Requires an in-depth knowledge of a specialized field, process, or discipline.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work and collaborate effectively with students, faculty and staff from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.



  • Undergraduate/Graduate degree in a specific Engineering or Science discipline.
  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative methodologies.
  • Knowledge of SPSS.
  • Knowledge of rating scale analysis (using item response theory), traditional psychometric analysis, requiring a proficiency in SAS, LISREL, TestFact, R, or similar data analysis software.
  • Knowledge of (or be willing to learn) SQL (language to query data bases), PHP, HTML, and Python (scripting language).



Please upload the following to your application: 1) cover letter describing previous research experience, current research interests and goals, 2) Resume 3) Names and contact information for three individuals who are familiar with your research and can be contacted to supply a letter of reference.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


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